Category: Software

Australia Selects Accenture to Build Personal E-Health System

Accenture | August 17, 2011 | Press Release SYDNEY, Australia; August 17, 2011 – Australia’s Department of Health and Ageing has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN)  to design and implement the country’s Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) system. The initiative will span all Australia-based health systems and enable patients with a single record to manage […]

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ANZ Wealth eyes application-level security for cloud

iTnews | August 4, 2011 | James Hutchinson The chief information officer of ANZ’s financial management subsidiary has called on colleagues and security managers to focus on securing applications, rather than data, in a cloud environment. Read the full article here via iTnews

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UniWA consolidates to private cloud

iTnews | July 25, 2011 | James Hutchinson The University of Western Australia has embarked on an 18-month project to consolidate approximately 1000 disparate servers to a private cloud platform in Amcom data centres. Read the full article here via iTnews

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Canon Inc. and MEDIAN Technologies enter into agreement to develop IT solutions for hospitals

Canon Global | July 11, 2011 | Press Release TOKYO, July 11, 2011—Canon Inc. (“Canon”; President and COO: Tsuneji Uchida; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan) announced today that it has entered into a partnership agreement with MEDIAN Technologies S.A. (“MEDIAN Technologies”; Chairman and CEO: Fredrik Brag; Headquarters: Valbonne, France) targeting the development of IT solutions for hospitals. […]

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Google opening labs in Taiwan

Google’s senior vice president for Chrome, Sundar Pichai, said his firm would not have made the progress it had with its Chromebooks and ultraportables had it not been for the remarkable Taiwanese ecosystem. In a hat tip to the country which has given Google so much, the firm says it is setting up a laboratory […]

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Computex 2011: Asus PadPhone to sport Android Ice Cream Sandwich

Taipei, Taiwan – The upcoming PadPhone from Asus will sport Google’s Android Ice Cream Sandwich, RCR discovered at Computex this week. Asustek’s tablet/phone combo – which allows consumers to use one SIM for two devices by allowing the smartphone to dock at the back of an Android tablet – should emerge by the end of this […]

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Nokia Announces Plans to Transfer Symbian Software Activities to Accenture; Accenture to Provide Future Smartphone Ecosystem Services to Nokia

Accenture | April 27, 2011 | Press Release ESPOO, Finland and NEW YORK; April 27, 2011 – Nokia (NYSE: NOK) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced plans for a strategic collaboration in which Nokia would outsource its Symbian software activities and transition about 3,000 employees to Accenture. At the same time, Accenture would provide mobility […]

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BT opens new technology showcase in Singapore as part of its Asia Pacific expansion plan

BT | March 7, 2011 | Press Release BT, one of the world’s leading providers of communications solutions and services, achieved another milestone in its Asia Pacific expansion plan with the opening of its new Singapore Technology showcase by Amanda Brooks, Acting British High Commissioner to Singapore. The new facility is part of BT’s ongoing […]

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Yahoo said to be in discussions to dispose of Japan venture with Softbank

Bloomberg | March 2, 2011 | Brian Womack, Serena Saitto and Mariko Yasu Yahoo! Inc. is in talks to dispose of its 35 percent stake in its Japanese joint venture with Softbank Corp., according to two people briefed on the matter. The talks focus on transferring its stake in Yahoo Japan Corp. to Softbank, said the people, confirming […]

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U Mobile and RIM Launch BlackBerry Solution In Malaysia

RIM | January 21, 2011 | Press Release Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – U Mobile Sdn Bhd (“U Mobile”) and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today launched the BlackBerry® solution for U Mobile customers in Malaysia. The BlackBerry solution brings together smartphones, software and services to allow easy wireless access to industry-leading email […]

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